[mythtv-users] Re: Suid root, but mythtv complains that it isn't.

Martin Ebourne lists at ebourne.me.uk
Fri Dec 31 14:47:05 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-31 at 13:01 +0000, Tom Hughes wrote:
> In message <20041224122635.GB8056 at neu.nirvana>
>           Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net> wrote:
> > what about selinux? Did you try turning it off (selinux=0 in the
> > kernel command line)? If that helps then having mythtv running suid
> > will requires writing policies for it. :/
> That does appear to fix it, yes. There were none of the usual selinux
> warnings in the system log though or I would have tried that.

If it's in enforcing you won't get those warnings, since it thinks
there's nothing wrong, ie. it is supposed to be denied.

Try running in permissive to see what the problem was, then you can add
new rules to make it work in enforcing if you wish.



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